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Articles from the July 7, 2016 edition

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 By Ken Graham    News    July 7, 2016

Historic Commission Won't Back Dissolving Districts

DAYTON – The Dayton Historic Preservation Commission last week met for the first time since property owners in the city’s two residential historic districts voted overwhelmingly to disband those...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    July 7, 2016

City Reviews Municipal Codes

WAITSBURG – Council members spent a large chunk of the June 15 Waitsburg City Council meeting evaluating current city codes to be considered for revision or repeal. City Administrator Randy...

 
 By Ian Smay    Sports    July 7, 2016

Local Hoop Teams Compete at Ocean Shores

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. – During the summer months, many high school basketball teams hold practices, play in exhibition games, and compete at multi-day camps to help tune their skills during the long...

 

Parade of Patriots and Community Potluck

Noah, and Daniel Moser wait for the "go" signal to walk and ride in Waitsburg's annual Fourth of July Parade of Patriots. The parade ends with a short ceremony in front of the Waitsburg Hardware...

 

Pioneer Portraits - July 7, 2016

Ten Years Ago July 13, 2006 Located on Smith Hollow road, the Smith Hollow one-room school house, established in 1910 has been recently gifted by Van and Debra Seney of Waitsburg to the Blue Mountain Heritage Society. Touchet Valley Leadership...

 

Avery Kenneth Loposer

Captain Avery Kenneth "Ken" Loposer, USN (Ret) of Walla Walla, Washington, was called home to be with his Lord on Monday, June 27, 2016. He passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his... Full story

 

William Sid Calvin

William Sid Calvin passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the age of 83. There will be a Celebration of Life for him at the Waitsburg City Park on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 1 p.m. with a potluck... Full story

 

2017 Walla Walla Royalty Court Tryouts

WALLA WALLA – Anyone interested in trying out for the 2017 Walla Walla Frontier Days Royalty Court is invited to attend a mandatory informational potential candidate/parent meeting on July 18 at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds Community Center at 6...

 

Prescott Park Hosts Summer Concerts

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District will hold two concerts in the Prescott Park in July. The Tri-Cities Steel Drum Band will perform at 7 p.m. on July 6 and “Handpicked,” a Country Gospel Bluegrass group, will perform at...

 

DAVEPAUL5 Performs at Olive

WALLA WALLA – The Olive will offer a night of live music and wine tasting on July 7 from 6-8 p.m. featuring Waitsburg Cellar wines and the band DavePaul 5. Band members are Dave Woolson and Waitsburg winemaker Paul Gregutt....

 

Why I Voted to Disband the Southside Historic District

When an advisory ballot was sent to property owners in Dayton's Southside Historic District this spring asking whether they support disbanding the district or keeping it, about two out of three...

 

Trump and Clinton Are Both Wrong About Trade

While the competing candidates for president each make anti-trade rhetoric a central theme to appeal to populist anger and a nationalist mood, they’re leaving out a few key facts about trade. It is good for the country. It is vital for our...

 

Second Amendment Doesn't Preclude Regulations

Dear Editor, Gun or person? Try painting without a brush, try eating without a fork, and try killing 50 people without a gun. Tools are needed to get a job done and if you want to do a whole lot of harm to your fellow man, the AR-15 is a great tool....

 

Support Urged for Kimball

Dear Editor, First and foremost I would like to thank those who have supported me as your County Commissioner representing District 2 for the past eight years. These two terms have been both challenging and rewarding, as this position has evolved...

 

Tree City USA?

WAITSBURG – At both the June Garden Club Meeting and City Council Meeting, Waitsburg resident Allison Bond raised the idea of Waitsburg pursuing designation as a Tree City USA. Bond said Tree City USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    July 7, 2016

Trails End Taxidermy Provides Top-Class Service

DAYTON – During his time in the United States military, Jeff Monyak had a commanding officer that was interested in taxidermy as a hobby. Eventually, Monyak was sent to the east coast in a new role...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    July 7, 2016

Dayton Teachers Seek National Certification

DAYTON – Teachers from the Dayton School District are in the process of gaining the National Board Certification. "It's the gold standard for educators" said Dayton Middle School English teacher Jef...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    July 7, 2016

Bill Feather Follows His Passion Fixing Cars in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG – "I'm great with cars, I'm just not the best at marketing," said Bill Feather, owner of SteelFeatherAuto, located at 615 Preston Avenue in Waitsburg. Feather opened his auto repair shop...

 

Prescott Park & Pool Update

PRESCOTT – Prescott City Pool got off to a good start this summer, and has more activities planned for the month of July. A recently announced $45,000 grant from Sherwood Trust for pool and park...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    July 7, 2016

Local Reps Attend FFA Alumni Development Conference

WAITSBURG – Local residents Rebecca Hoffman, Christy Poirier, and Waitsburg High School FFA Advisor Nicole Abel joined others throughout the region to help determine how they could better support...

 

DHS Grad to Give Presentation at the Wenaha Gallery

DAYTON – Kevin Carson, a graduate of the Dayton High School Class of 1976, is a researcher of Pacific Northwest history. He will be at the Wenaha Gallery Saturday, July 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 

YOUNGLIFE CAMPERS

Thirty-two kids and seven leaders from Dayton and Waitsburg headed off to YoungLife Camp at Washington Family Ranch in Antelope, Ore. on Sunday morning....

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    July 7, 2016

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

My breakfast almost always consists of toast with peanut butter and fruit. I am aware that it is a carb breakfast and I do occasionally add an egg. When I change it up, then I have pancakes or French toast. I do love a breakfast/dinner, though, with...

 

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